Sony D-VM1 User Manual

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On handling the LCD screen

• The LCD is manufactured using high-

precision technology. You may, however,
see tiny black points and/or bright points
(red, blue, green) that continuously appear
on the LCD. This is a normal result of the
manufacturing process and does not
indicate a malfunction.

• Do not scratch the LCD or exert pressure on

it. This could cause a malfunction.

• Using the player in low temperature

conditions may produce a residual image on
the screen. This is not a malfunction. When
the player returns to normal temperature,
the screen returns to normal.

On charging the rechargeable battery

• Use only the rechargeable battery supplied

with this player. Other rechargeable
batteries supplied with other models cannot
be used with this player.

• The rechargeable battery may become

warm during charging, however this is
normal and is not a malfunction.

• When the battery life of a fully charged

rechargeable battery becomes about half the
normal life, you may need to replace the
battery with a new one.

• Disconnect the rechargeable battery from

the player as soon as the battery has been
charged. Leaving it connected may result in
reduced battery performance.

On power sources

• Use only the supplied AC power adaptor.

Do not use any other AC power adaptor. It
may cause a malfunction.

• If the AC power adaptor causes interference

to radio reception, move it away from the

• Do not touch the AC power adaptor with

wet hands.

• Connect the AC power adaptor to a wall

outlet within your reach so that you can

disconnect the AC power adaptor as soon as
something unusual occurs.

• For the customers in the U.S.A.:

Use a commercially available AC plug


, if necessary, depending on the

design of the wall outlet



On headphones

• If the supplied headphones cause any skin

trouble, immediately stop using them and
consult a doctor.

• Sound will leak from the supplied

headphones if you turn up the volume too
high. Keep the volume at a moderate level
so that you do not disturb other people
around you and you can hear when you are
being called. Keep this in mind especially in
noisy places where one tends to turn up the

On adjusting the volume

Do not turn up the volume while listening to
a section with very low level inputs or no
audio signals. If you do, the speakers may be
damaged when a peak level section is played.

Road safety

Do not use the monitor unit and headphones
while driving, cycling, or operating any
motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic
hazard and is illegal in some areas. It can also
be potentially dangerous to play your
headsets at high volume while walking,
especially at pedestrian crossings. You
should exercise extreme caution or
discontinue use in potentially hazardous

Preventing hearing damage

Avoid using headphones at high volume.
Hearing experts advise against continuous,
loud and extended play. If you experience a
ringing in your ears, reduce the volume or
discontinue use.

Polarity of the plug

AC power adaptor